[R-SIG-Mac] can't install R on a G5...

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Jan 25 15:46:44 CET 2013

On Jan 25, 2013, at 2:43 AM, Stefano Doglio wrote:

> On 25/01/13 02:01, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>> Define "this stuff" ;). The GUI is simply the icon you see, so you "uninstall" it by moving it to Trash. This is true for almost all Mac apps.
> I was meaning the gfortran-4.2.3 and tcltk-8.5.5-x11 "stuff" you wrote it's useless unless I "want to install packages from sources that contain Fortran code", something I'm pretty sure I'll never do ;-)
> Back to my question: there's a way to delete "this stuff, without using AppDelete :-P or I just forget them and let them occupy a tiny bit of my hd?

They are certainly tiny compared to today's disk sizes.

If I recall correctly
sudo gfortran-uninstall
will remove the Fortran

As for Tcl/Tk I don't think I added an uninstaller - it lives in /usr/local so if you don't use it, you can blow it away, otherwise you'd have to use pkgutil to get the content - probably not worth the hassle. Note that some packages on CRAN depend on tcltk so you may end up using it one way or another.

I have no idea what AppDelete does (the description sounds scary) but if it simply traverses pkgutil then it's certainly a misnomer and you're not deleting Apps here... ;)


> thanks
> have a nice day
> Finrod

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